Where to Stay in Phuket, Thailand?
Have you ever heard of the exciting things to do in Phuket, Thailand?
For years now, a lot of tourists have enjoyed their stay in the historical town, either by discovering its culinary wonders latest outdoor activities, including walking around the base of the Buddha, enjoying watersports at coastal areas, amusing on limestone cliffs at Phang Nga Bay, and watching a cabaret show.
If you still haven’t decided where to stay on your next visit, Team Out Of Town has gathered the top 10 best Phuket Hotels for 2023 via Agoda, and in no particular order.
Mandarava Resort and Spa
Address: 14/2 Patak Road Soi 24, Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 4,287 or USD 82.47 via Agoda
Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, the Mandarava Resort and Spa has everything you need for a relaxing stay in Phuket. Located along Karon Beach, this hotel is known for its romantic environment and easy access to numerous restaurants. All rooms are airconditioned and include an en suite bathroom, flat-screen TV, a minibar, and fast-speed internet.
They house 5 swimming pools, 5 pool bars, and fitness facilities. For restaurants, guests can head over to Chom Talay Restaurant and taste international and local dishes, along with breathtaking views of the ocean.
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket
Address: 14/2 Patak Road Soi 24, Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket 83110 Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 4,287 or USD 82.47 via Agoda
If you want to be close to the stunning Bangtao beach, then you should consider Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket on your list. It’s a unique holiday destination if you want to be closer to nature and want to feel that signature Thai hospitality. It’s located 20 km or a 30-minute drive south of the Phuket International Airport.
The upscale resort comprises various rooms, suites, and villas to choose from, with distinct interiors from wood furnishings and vibrant colors. Inside is a comfy bed, tea/coffee making facilities, and free WiFi.
Guests are also offered to take up Thai cooking classes for additional activities. You can also dig into some seafood fare at Casuarina Beach Restaurant and Pub or cap off your night and enjoy live music at the Horizon Lounge.
Katathani Phuket Beach Resort
Address: 14, Kata Noi Road, Kata Noi Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100 Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 5,866 or USD 113.22 via Agoda
Set along the beautiful Kata Noi Bay lies Katathani Phuket Beach Resort, a deluxe beachfront hotel and spa featuring a first-class spa, six swimming pools, six restaurants, and tennis courts. Their rooms are distinctive with Thai-style furnishings, a glass-walled bathroom, cable TV, and a comfortable bed.
Guests can also enjoy an array of treatments at the Tew Son Spa or sweat out at one of their fitness centers. Other facilities to check out include the game room and library. You will never run out of options for their dishes, as they offer various from Thai, authentic Italian, fresh seafood, and oven-baked pizzas.
Address: 10/88 Moo 6, Nakasud Rd., Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 24,219 or USD 467.45 via Agoda
One of the most instagrammable accommodations in Phuket is Keemala, set in the rainforest of Kamala. This upscale resort is surrounded by fantastic cottages, treehouses, and a pool. Whatever room you choose, you’ll have a great view of the forest and the Andaman Sea. Staying true to their wholesome spirit, they offer their guests organic and locally sourced cuisine. But if you’re planning on a more intimate and romantic dinner with your loved one/s, Keemala has a smaller wine cellar for special occasions.
You wouldn’t want to miss out on their treatments and wellness programs that incorporate traditional techniques and natural remedies.
Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Merlin Beach
Address: 99 Muen-Ngoen Road Tri-Trang Beach, Phuket, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 8,302 or USD 160.24 via Agoda
Nothing beats a hotel set in a serene location, say forested mountains and tropical landscaped gardens. Here at Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, you’ll get the best of both worlds, from having a luxurious and stylish accommodation while being surrounded by the white sand of Tri-Trang Beach. They also offer three landscape swimming pools, 8 dining options, a spa, a kids club, and recreational activities. Free WiFi is available in all rooms and throughout the property. For a complete tropical vacation experience, try dining at their Beach Grill Restaurant for fresh food while overlooking the sea.
Aside from providing its guests first-class facilities and hospitality, they are also home to Phuket’s first sanctuary for butterflies, a unique conservation project to increase the native butterfly population.
The Vijitt Resort Phuket
Address: 16 Moo2, Viset Road T. Rawai A.Muang Phuket 83130, Rawai, Phuket 83130 Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 5,473 or USD 105.63 via Agoda
Have a romantic retreat in Phuket and stay at The Vijitt Resort Phuket. It’s located along Friendship Beach (Tidal Beach) in Rawai, and more than their top-notch accommodation, they offer panoramic views of Chalong Bay which is a sight to behold.
It features private villas with a pool, en suite bathroom, flat-screen TV, and complete toiletries. Guests can enjoy an international breakfast buffet at The Savoury and savory cuisine at Baan Vijitt. However, if you want to cap off your day, head to the beach bar for some cool drinks and refreshments. Overall, this beach resort is perfect for honeymooners and the whole family.
The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort
Address: 51/7 Moo. 6, Kohkaew, Muang, 83200 Phuket Town, Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 6,046 or USD 116.69 via Agoda
Tucked in a private beach, Phang Nga Bay is the Village Coconut Island Beach Resort, one of the best Phuket hotels for 2019, thanks to its 44 beautiful pool villas with sea views and 116 luxury Jacuzzi suites. The KAHTOR Spa also offers an extensive menu of massages and treatments.
Not only are they famous for their Muay Thai classes and watersport activities, but this upscale resort has rooms ranging from one and two-bedroom suites to villas equipped with kitchenettes, a flat-screen TV, and complete bathroom toiletries. If you’re not into extreme activities, you can also choose to take the Thai cookery classes during your stay.
When it comes to dining options, feel free to visit their restaurants; Kabang Restaurant, Village’s KUCINA, and KOKO restaurant.
The Marina Phuket Hotel
Address: 240/9 Phangmuang Sai Kor Road Kathu, Phuket, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 5,473 or USD 105.63 via Agoda
If you’re on a tight budget for accommodation yet don’t want to compromise the overall quality of your stay, then Marina Phuket Hotel is the place to go. It’s also a 15-minute walk to the beach, shopping, and nightlife district. They have 205 elegant guestrooms completed with a satellite TV, bathroom toiletries, a comfy bed, and an interior with very soothing ocean hues.
It is one of the most talked-about resorts in Patong Beach and where most tourists head over because of their sophisticated SKYLINE Rooftop & Corner Bar – where live music and great concoctions meet.
Splash Beach Resort by Langham Hospitality Group
Address: 65 Moo 4, Mai Khao Soi 4, Mai Khao, Phuket 83110 Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 4,666 or USD 90.06 via Agoda
Located 15-minutes away from Phuket International Airport is the Splash Beach Resort, located along the serene Mai Khao Beach. They feature functional and comfortable rooms, suites, penthouses, villas with balconies, first-rate facilities, and amenities. This standout is their landscaped gardens, top-notch on-site restaurants, and their own Splash Jungle Waterpark.
Traveling with your children, you can enjoy the six-level wave pool and aqua play at the Jungle Waterpark. However, there’s a long stretch of lazy river for the adults where they can just float around while enjoying the sun.
Also, you’ll never get hungry with the hotel’s wide range of dining options, from Thai to international cuisine.
Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa
Address: 568 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100 Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 2,914 or USD 56.24 via Agoda
Choose from Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa 7 distinct accommodation options. There’s the romantic seclusion for couples, and then there’s the Family room type for those traveling with huge groups. The hotel also boasts 3 outdoor pools, a spa, and a 24-hour fitness center.
The Karon beach is also a short walk from the hotel, and in case you get hungry, you can eat something in one of their restaurants; Ocean’s, Joe’s Cool Grill, Horizon Café, and Champion Sports Bar. After which, you can treat yourself to a rejuvenating massage at In Balance Spa, located on the ground floor.
Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa
Address: 190 Thaweewong Road Patong District, Amphur Kathu, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand
Rate starts at PHP 2,891 or USD 55.80 via Agoda
Spend your Phuket holiday in one of their largest hotels on the island, boasting 600 rooms, two outdoor pools, and four exceptional restaurants. All rooms have modern Thai décor, with wooden flooring, a private bathroom, and complete toiletries, from slippers to a bathrobe. Also, if you want to finish some work and send some emails, they have a designated working station with enough plugs.
There’s also the outdoor spa pool and the gym if you want to work out. You also don’t need to worry about going out to eat because of the resort’s n all-day dining available at Bua Luang Restaurant, famous for its Thai and International dishes.
Searching for the best hotels and affordable flights? Check out our complete list of cheap hotels and resorts via Agoda, or you may also see available Airbnb properties in the city.
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